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Re: lsmod -- used by ?

To: bel racu <>
Subject: Re: lsmod -- used by ?
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2004 10:24:10 +0200 (MEST)
Cc: Linux/MIPS Development <>
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On Fri, 13 Aug 2004, bel racu wrote:
> trying to get framebuffer up on au1500 Alchemy db1500 board.
> with cyberpro 5000 chipset PCI graphics card.
> Able to insert the module cyber2000fb withot problem,
> and the cards gets registerd ... When issued lsmod i get some thing
> strange like this like this
>    #lsmod
>     Module            Size    Used by    Tainted: P
>     cyber2000fb       1776    63
> what is does 63 under module UsedBy meeen ?

That's the maximum number of virtual consoles configured for the system. Fbcon
increments the use count for each virtual console.



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